IT Defense vs. Offense for Architects

Today, we’re unpacking a subject that will help architects think and act on their competitive advantage, which is technology.   The topic is this: IT offense versus IT defense and what each represents.   Understanding IT Defense and Offense  IT defense includes the most important pieces of technology infrastructure that your company requires for security, productivity, and…

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How to market your Architecture firm to bring in awesome work

Today on Design Under Influence we’re very excited to welcome guest Bryon McCartney, the Chief Creative Strategist and co-founder of ArchMark. ArchMark is a specialized marketing agency geared towards architecture & design firms. We’ll be talking about how to grow your company and how technology can help you do so! Growth and technology are intimately…

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How to find your ideal IT provider

Today we’re unpacking an especially interesting topic here on Design Under Influence — how to evaluate your future IT provider so that you can be sure to find the perfect match for your architecture and design firm.   So how do you even know if you need a new IT provider, anyway?   The most common reason we see…

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Microsoft Teams Training For architects Part 1 – Introduction

It’s time for another episode of Design Under Influence!   If you haven’t been here before, this is a show dedicated to architecture, design, and engineering professionals to discover how technology can be their competitive advantage.   Technology gives your business the ability to level up and set yourselves apart from the pack. If you’re not taking it…

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How to Run Revit on MacOS.

Welcome to another episode.   Today we’re unpacking a very important subject on Design Under Influence: how to run Revit on the MacOS operating system.   We’ll also answer an even more important question: should you even run Revit on your Mac in the first place?   Today’s episode is all about giving some tactical advice to people…

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How To Replace Your Aging File Server

Welcome to another episode of Design Under Influence.   We’re back to demystify how to make technology the competitive advantage for your architecture, design, or engineering firm.   If you’re not investing in technology and making IT solutions a priority for your business, you might as well be designing under the influence.   While this might work out…

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IT Cost Breakdown for Architecture Firms

It is time for another episode of Design Under Influence!   Today we are talking about the prices and costs of Information Technology. It is going to be a juicy episode, as sometimes this topic is overlooked by architecture firms.   We are breaking down pricing models for IT firms that you can bring in to help…

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IT Strategies for 5-10 person Architecture and Design Firms

Welcome to another episode of Design Under Influence!   You’ve come to the right place to find out how you can make technology your competitive advantage for your architecture and design firm.   Today we’re tackling a big topic: giving small architecture and design firms key strategies for improving their IT plan as they grow their business.   As…

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Free IT Budget Spreadsheet Template for Architect and Design Firms

Another episode of Design Under Influence is underway!   Today, we’re helping you build your technology budget so that IT can be your competitive advantage as we move in 2021.   In last week’s episode , we gave you an overview of what needs to be included in your budget.   In this episode, we’re digging in to specifics and giving…

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